Tag Archives: news corp

News Corp suffers falling profits after sale of MySpace

MySpace News Corp has announced a fall in quarterly profits due to the losses incurred by the sale of MySpace. The media giant said on Wednesday that profits for the last quarter.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Murdoch threatens to take his ball and go home

James Murdoch told delegates at the Morgan Stanley TMT conference in Barcelona that News Corp might pull out of its £7.8bn bid for BSkyB and invest overseas instead. Mr Murdoch’s impatience.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

Fowler asks Cable to stop Murdoch acquiring Sky

Lord Fowler, the former chairman of the House of Lords select communications committee, has waded into the argument over News Corporation’s ongoing ambition to acquire Sky. Talking to the Guardian, Lord.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

News Corp makes its move on Sky TV

The Murdoch owned News Corporation has finally made its move on the UK satellite broadcaster BSkyB and the timing of this bid could not be better for News Corp. Currently, News Corp own 39.1 per cent of BSkyB and the firm has offered £7 per.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

Sky buys further into Shine

BSkyB is on the verge of increasing its stake in Shine, the TV producer behind Ashes to Ashes and Masterchef, following Sony’s plans to pull out of the business. Shine was founded by Rupert Murdoch’s daughter Elisabeth in 2001, after she left Sky TV to.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

News Corp gets Avatar boost

Since its launch in the later part of 2009, the blockbuster movie has grossed $2.2 billion and has given News Corp a welcome boost. In fact the movie has helped produce a massive nineteen per cent increase in third quarter revenues. However, despite this additional.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

News Corp tuning into digital music

It is an interesting concept that News Corp is working on; all the music that users want under a blanket licence fee. This idea is similar to what some mobile providers are doing. According to the FT, the service is being set up by Beyond.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Murdoch takes stake in Rotana

Website: Rapid TV News Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is a major investor in News Corp, and in return Rupert Murdoch took a 9% stake in Alwaleed’s Rotana music-to-movies TV channel empire. There have been many discussions over the past few weeks including talks between the.. more
Posted in All Tech News

BSkyB buy out on the cards?

Is a buy out of BSkyB on the cards? The market feels that something is in the pipeline as shares rose by a further 2.4 per cent, taking them up to 584p. This increase in value is buoyed by the continued speculation that Rupert Murdoch’s.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News

Court cannot intervene in Mediaset/Sky saga

A court in Rome has effectively washed its hands of the case between Mediaset and News Corp, claiming that it is unable to intervene in the negotiations between the companies. The issue arises from Mediaset’s refusal to carry advertising for Sky Italia. Following this court.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Satellite TV News